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Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rep. Butler Slams “Energy Deal,” Kills Non-Profit Central IL Jobs on Altar of Special Interests

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) issued the following statement today in response to the Illinois House passing an omnibus energy package, Senate Bill 2408: “Well over a decade ago, my…


Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Video: Rep. Butler Takes Dem Leaders to Task for Cynically Partisan Redistricting Redo

Friday, August 27, 2021
House Redistricting Committee Spokesperson Rep. Tim Butler Releases Statement on Abysmal Public Hearing Today

Illinois House Redistricting Committee Spokesperson State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) released the following statement after this morning’s abysmal public hearing on redistricting: “This morning’s House Redistricting Committee hearing was an…


Thursday, August 26, 2021
Rep. Butler Calls Out Democrats Remap for Violating State Constitution

Speaking at a reconvened joint hearing of the House and Senate Redistricting Committees following the release of official block level census results from the U.S. Census Bureau, Rep. Tim Butler…


Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Rep. Butler Legislation Commemorating First IL Constitution Becomes Law

On August 26, 1818, the Illinois Territory ratified its first State Constitution as it took another step closer to becoming the 21st state in the Union. To commemorate this occasion,…


Thursday, August 5, 2021
Petition: Stop Pritzker’s Unilateral COVID-19 Mandates

For more than a year, Governor Pritzker has cut out a co-equal branch of government and ruled the state with unilateral authority instead of working collaboratively to fight COVID-19 in…


Friday, June 11, 2021
Butler’s Bulletin: Spring Session Review & More

This May was one of the busiest final few weeks of a spring legislative session we’ve seen recently. While it was great to be back in the Capitol on a…


Thursday, June 10, 2021
Legislation Passes to End Student Restraint and Isolated “Time outs”

Educators face continuous challenges in maintaining classroom order and discipline.  One method that school personnel are allowed to use is to remove a child from a school setting for a…


Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Pritzker Breaks Fair Maps Pledge, Lawsuit Filed

As a candidate for governor in 2018, JB Pritzker was asked the following question regarding redistricting: “Will you pledge as governor to veto any state legislative redistricting map proposal that is…


Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Rep. Butler Calls on Pritzker to Stop Running State by Executive Order with Phase 5 Full Reopening

State Representative Tim Butler, joined by several members of the Illinois General Assembly, sent a letter to Governor JB Pritzker today calling on him to stop running the state by…